The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wolverhampton region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 9 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing UNIX 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.38% 6.82% 9.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 37.50% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £250 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.55%
Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 28.57% 18.18% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate £325 £200 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +41.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
UNIX
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UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Wolverhampton region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Wolverhampton region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (30.77%) Use Case
4 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
5 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
5 3 (23.08%) HTTP
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) OpenView
5 3 (23.08%) JMeter
6 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) Nessus
6 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) Nmap
6 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Terminal Server
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (15.38%) Windows NT

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) ReportNet
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (7.69%) OLAP
2 1 (7.69%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
1 3 (23.08%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Tester
4 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) JSP
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSLT
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) JSTL
2 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows NT
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (30.77%) Use Case
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
1 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
1 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Management
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Terminal Server
1 2 (15.38%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (23.08%) OpenView
3 2 (15.38%) Nessus
3 2 (15.38%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Alterian
4 1 (7.69%) StreamServe
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos